PhillyClout Archive: June, 2011

Monday -- Cop Battles On with Stage 4 Cancer

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Check out this great profile of James Henninger, a 66-year-old cop with stage four cancer. John Baer argues that outgoing Council members... Read more

Nutter Elected VP of US Conference of Mayors

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Here's the release: MAYOR NUTTER ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS If Re-elected, Mayor Nutter on track to become President... Read more

Friday -- Property Taxes to Go Up Again

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Council moves forward with plan to raise property taxes to help fund school district. Council also passed a controversial sick leave bill... Read more

Council Gives Preliminary Approval to Property Tax Hike for Schools

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In a major policy reversal, City Council tonight opted to raise property taxes for a second year in a row to help bailout the cash-poor school... Read more

Council Closing in on Schools Funding Deal Without Soda

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We may be near the finish line here. Council has been huddling behind closed doors for over an hour. They seem to be closing in on a funding... Read more

Meanwhile in Council -- Paid Sick Leave Debate Gets Testy

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In the midst of all the hot button issues swirling in City Council today, including funding for the cash-strapped School District, supporters... Read more

Thursday's DN: Nutter Fights For Soda Tax

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Mayor Nutter went on television last night to fight for his proposed tax on sugar sweetened beverages while City Council considered ways to... Read more

Soda Tax Fight Back in Council -- LiveBlog

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2:15 -- Council's still not ready to vote and so they have recessed the hearing while they deal with their normal Thursday session. This is... Read more